Example sentences for: overweight

How can you use “overweight” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This study was conducted to determine the relationship between various indicators of adiposity and risk factors for cardiovascular diseases in Caucasian normal, overweight, and obese male and female adolescents.

  • In countries such as India, where my parents emigrated from, being overweight is directly related to wealth and status and is regarded as attractive.

  • In their paper in this month's PLoS Medicine , Jaakio Kaprio and colleagues conclude that “deliberate weight loss in overweight subjects without known co-morbidities may be hazardous in the long term” [5].

  • The third and most difficult issue in studies of overweight and mortality is reverse causation, the impact of disease on body weight.

  • Our most important finding was that at least two-thirds of the patients in our sample were overweight at the time of their surgery.


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